Hillary Clinton used personal email for government business, putting security at risk

Hillary Clinton used personal email for government business, putting security at risk

Hillary Clinton might be in hot water after it is revealed that she never had an official email account, but was instead using a personal one. That's potentially a breach of federal law, but it's definitely a security risk.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

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If China or Russia had compromised every mobile handset, would intelligence agencies take it more seriously?

If China or Russia had compromised every mobile phone, *then* would the authorities take it more seriously?

Gemalto says it was hacked, and believes it could have been the NSA or GCHQ who did it.

So how should different countries respond to the reports that secure mobile phone communications may now be compromised? Watch this video to see what Australian spooks had to say.

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[SPONSOR] activereach's free guide to DDoS attacks and mitigation

My sincere thanks to DDoS mitigation and testing specialists activereach, who sponsored my writing this week, and for the next couple of weeks. Thanks guys!

Receive part one of activereach's free "Guide to DDoS and mitigation 2015" now and also receive "Assessing the risk to business of DDoS attacks" and "Aspects of DDoS mitigation testing" free over the next few weeks.

In part one of the guide to DDoS and mitigation, Max Pritchard of activereach looks at the history of distributed denial-of-service attacks, describes the way DDoS attacks are categorised and examines the mitigation techniques and solutions that are being employed by companies today.

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